Redwood Financial Advisors

(507) 637-8139

We are passionate about educating and empowering our clients. By doing so, we can build your confidence to navigate each stage of your journey. We pride ourselves on giving practical advice and digging into creative ways to plan for your future.

Team intro

We are passionate about educating and empowering our clients. By doing so, we can build your confidence to navigate each stage of your journey. We pride ourselves on giving practical advice and digging into creative ways to plan for your future.

Our team story

Want to pursue lifelong dreams while supporting people and causes you care about? With our guidance, you can get there. Tell us where you are today. Driven by your goals and values, we'll draw on our industry expertise to help you map out a path to a more secure financial future.

Our team

Nancy Hansen


Financial Advisor

Nate Scharlemann


Financial Advisor

Pat Hansen


Associate Financial Advisor

Meagan Matich


Financial Associate

Jacob Hansen

Financial Advisor

Jeff Scharlemann

Practice Supt Associate

Kelly Pierson

Insurance Associate

Amber Bluhm

Insurance Associate

Jed Hansen

Insurance Associate

How we work with you

Our goal is to connect with each of our clients on a personal level. Building your financial future and goals is a very individualized need. We hope to meet you where you are in your financial planning journey and walk you through each step of the process until we have built a plan that reflects your wants and needs. We then continue to be there through each stage of your life.

Redwood Financial Advisors can also address the complex financial situations of families who have loved ones with special needs. 

About Thrivent

How we’re different

At Thrivent, we believe money is a tool, not a goal. Driven by a higher purpose at our core, we are committed to providing financial advice, investments, insurance, banking, and generosity programs to help people make the most of all they've been given.

Thrivent membership benefits

When you join Thrivent, you become part of something bigger. You share in the collective ownership of our company and you’re part of a community of people looking out for others. In addition to Thrivent’s financial expertise and solutions, membership provides eligible clients with tools and resources to make it easy to give of yourself and live a more meaningful life.

Additional Information

While working with Redwood Financial Advisors and throughout your entire financial journey, questions are sure to arise. We can help you find the answers. Following are common questions and answers from individuals just like you.


Thrivent Choice

THRIVENT CHOICE®️ Strengthening communities. Changing lives. The Thrivent Choice program gives eligible Thrivent members the power to recommend where some of Thrivent’s charitable outreach funds are distributed, using a vehicle called Choice Dollars®️. Making a measurable difference Since its inception in 2010, Thrivent has provided more than $490 million in charitable outreach funds through Thrivent Choice, to help support the initiatives of churches, educational institutions and other nonprofit organizations.


Thrivent Choice provides an online giving platform where persons can make personal donations. And Thrivent pays the processing fees, so 100% of the donation goes to help make an impact.*


Check out the extensive list of eligible nonprofit organizations in the Thrivent Choice catalog at Don’t see the organization you wish to support? Thrivent members can nominate churches and nonprofit organizations for inclusion in the program!

To learn more, visit our website at or click on the REGISTER button to visit the Choice Dollars page on

To direct, donate or learn more visit or click on the register button below.


* Thrivent will pay up to $300,000 in online processing fees per calendar year for personal donations made through Thrivent's online giving platform.

The Thrivent Choice®️ charitable grant program engages Thrivent members in providing grants that support charitable activities, furthering Thrivent's mission and its purposes under state law. All grant decisions, including grant recipients and amounts, are made at the sole discretion of Thrivent. Directing Choice Dollars®️ is subject to the program's terms and conditions available at


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Strong and stable

We are proud to be part of Thrivent, a company with a long heritage of financial strength and fiscal stability. For more than 100 years, Thrivent has helped people build their financial futures and live more generous lives. Today, Thrivent is a Fortune 500 company, offering a full range of expert financial solutions, serving more than 2 million clients, as well as the communities in which they live and work.


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Office information


(507) 637-8139


(833) 419-3195

Operating hours:

Monday through Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm


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